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Best’s News & Research Service - June 16, 2022 10:50 AM (EDT)

Best’s Rankings: US Workers’ Comp Direct Premiums Written Increased 2.1% in 2021

OLDWICK, N.J. //BestWire// - The U.S. workers’ compensation insurance market totaled about $52.25 billion in 2021 based on direct premiums written, a gain of 2.1% from the prior year, according to a new Best’s Ranking report.

Travelers Group leads the list of U.S. workers’ comp insurers ranked by 2021 direct premiums written despite seeing a 5.1% drop. Travelers reported full-year premiums of about $3.5 billion and the company controlled 6.8% of the market in 2021.

Among the top 10-largest U.S. workers’ comp insurers, No. 3-ranked AmTrust Group saw the largest increase, with its 2021 direct premiums written to about $2.45 billion — up 25.2%. Second-place Hartford Insurance Group saw a 10.1% gain to $3.29 billion, according to the ranking.

The three-page AM Best report measures: 2021 direct premiums written; percentage change in direct premiums; market share for 2021, 2020 and 2019; adjusted loss ratios for 2021, 2020 and 2019; and percentage of company premiums.

Subscribers can access the report and data here.

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(By Terrence Dopp, senior associate editor, Best’s Review:

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